[Scribus] Scribus PDF-to-PS problem

Le Tigre scribus
Tue Apr 11 18:38:18 CEST 2006

Femke Snelting a ?crit :
> Hello list,
> I'm preparing a Printing Party / Open Source Publishing demonstration 
> here in Brussels with my friend Harrisson, and for that I'm trying out 
> the excellent recipe for booklet printing that was posted on the list a 
> few weeks ago: http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/How_to_make_a_booklet
> But... whatever configuration for the pdf export I am chosing from 
> Scribus, I am getting this message when trying to convert a pdf to 
> postscript:
> Error: /typecheck in --length--
> Operand stack:
>     --dict:6/6(L)--   Fo3S0   11.0   --dict:9/9(L)--   --dict:9/9(L)-- 
>   409060  --dict:9/9(L)--   --nostringval--   --nostringval-- 
> --nostringval--   256   --nostringval--
> [etc]
> And than:
> Current allocation mode is local
> ESP Ghostscript 7.07.1: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
> I don't know much about Ghostscript, so maybe it is obvious to you 
> what's going wrong. All I know that everything is fine when I use a pdf 
> generated in indesign or msword :-( I've used different Scribus 
> documents to see whether it was a problem in the document itself, or 
> with embedded fonts but it seems that each one I try generates the same 
> error.
> I'm using Scribus 1.3.3 on linux/ubuntu and attempt to convert the pdf 
> with pdf2ps from the command line.
> Thanks a lot for your help!
> Femke
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Isn't it a problem of Ghostscript version? 7.07 seems old, doesn't it?
I had a pdf problem a few weeks ago, and went to Gs 8.53, that was the 


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